Gradual deterioration in functions of liver over period of more than six months. Function including clotting factor and other protein synthesis, excretion of bile and detoxification harmful products of metabolism. Continuous inflammation, destruction and regeneration of liver parenchyma leads to fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver.
- Growth of scar tissues due to inflammation, infection, injury or healing leads to Fibrosis. it hinders the proper functioning of liver which leads to cirrhosis.
- Cirrhosis is the final stage of chronic liver disease. Normal functioning liver tissues get replaced by scared tissues. Scared tissues effects the processing of nutrients, hormones, drugs and poisons. Production of proteins and other substances gets effected.
Chronic liver disease is a common liver disease in modern world.
CAUSES OF CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE –
- Abuse of alcohol
- Autoimmune disorders like autoimmune hepatitis
- Blocked or damaged bile ducts
- Parasitic infection
- Hepatitis A,B,C,D and E
- Certain medication
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Repeated heart failure and high cholesterol
SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE –
Symptoms of chronic liver disease may vary from patient to patient. Common symptoms includes :
- Muscle loss
- Kidney failure
- Loss of appetite
- Spider-like veins on skin
- Fatigue and weight loss
COMPLICATION OF CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE –
- PORTAL HYPERTENSION – Due to cirrhosis normal blood flow slows down in portal vein.
- ASCITES- Collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
- KIDNEY DISEASE OR FALIURE
- TYPE 2 DIABETES
DIAGNOSIS OF CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE –
- Liver function test
- Liver biopsy
- Ultrasound scan
- MRI Scan
- Upper Endoscopy
AYURVEDIC APPROACH –
In ayurveda liver is called Yakrit. Chronic liver disease is compared with Yakrit vriddhi or Kumbhkamala. Main dosh residing in liver is Pitta dosha. Aggravation of pitta dosha leads to dysfunctioning of liver which hampers the function of agni. Pitta dosha also leads to imbalance of vata and kapha dosha .Hampered agni along with aggravated doshas lead to intoxication of rasa and rakta dhatu causing cirrhosis.
- Virechan karam
CHANDIGARH AYURVEDIC CENTER MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE –
1. Kutki Capsule
These herbal capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of Picrorhiza kurroa. The herb used in this capsule show anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These properties help in treating liver cirrhosis naturally.
Recommended Dosage: Take two capsules twice a day with normal water.
2. Detox Premium Powder
This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains following ingredients: Moti pishti, Parwal pishti, Shukta pishti, Giloy satav, Kamdudha ras, Jahar Mohra pishti, Akik pishti, Gandhak rasayan, Shankh bhasam, Sutshekhar ras, Sudhyog tab, Shwet parpati, Yavakshaar. Premium detox powder keeps your liver cell healthy. It clears away the toxins from the body and stimulates the function of the liver and increases the flow of bile
Recommended Dosage: Take one sachet twice a day with normal water.
3. Liver Care Syrup
It is a herbo-mineral Syrup which is purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Liver Care syrup helps in balancing Pitta dosha. This Syrup enhances regeneration of liver cells, promote functions of liver, and improve blood flow from the liver. It helps in the treatment of fatty liver, Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis, hepatomegaly, and obstructive Jaundice. CAC Liver Care syrup contains Ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinopora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc. These herbs show Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, Hepato-protective, properties. This syrup improves digestion, enhances appetite.
It shows results in Fatty Liver, Liver Cirrhosis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer, Hepatomegaly, Inherited diseases- Hemochromatosis and Wilson’s disease, and Jaundice.
DOSAGE– Take 2 tablespoon twice daily
4. Liver Care Tablet
It is a herbo-mineral tablet of size 650 MG and is a purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Liver Care tablets help in balancing Pitta dosha. These tablets stimulate the growth of new liver cells, promote functions of liver, and improve blood flow from the liver. It helps in the treatment of fatty liver, Liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis, hepatomegaly, and obstructive Jaundice. CAC Liver Care Tablets contains Ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinopora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc. it shows results in Hepatomegaly, Inherited diseases- Hemochromatosis and Wilson’s disease, Jaundice and Obstructive jaundice
DOSAGE: Take one tablet twice a day with normal water.
5. Panchsakar Churna
It is a herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. It mainly works on your Vata and pitta dosha of your body. It can cure Chronic Constipation and help relieve symptoms of Acidity, indigestion, Belching and colic pain. It acts as a mild Laxative and reduces Bloating. It works very efficiently on a disease named IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) which is very common nowadays that affects your day to day activities. CAC Panchsakar churna is 100% natural and pure. It is prepared from various herbs like Haritaki, Shunthi, Swaran Patri, Shatapushpa, and Saindhav Lavan that show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and laxative properties.PANCHSAKAR CHURNA contains Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula), Shunthi (Zingiber Officinale), Saindhava Lavana (Rock Salt), Svarna Patri (Cassia Angustifolia), Shatapushpa (Foeniculum Vulgare)
DOSAGE: Take one tablespoon at night with normal water.